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Advancing Farmworker Disaster Resilience

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Rhizobia LLC
Project Director: Natalia Pinzon (natalia@nataliapinzon.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The threat of wide-sweeping, rapid-burning wildfires has been compounding exponentially... More

Agriculture Human Resources Boot Camp III: Development of a Strategic HR Risk Management Plan

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Washington Farm Bureau
Project Director: Rick Gastelum (rgastelum@wsfb.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Agriculture is an industry that faces production, marketing, financial and legal... More

Agritourism Intensive 2020: Managing the Risks of Agritourism for California Farm and Ranch Diversification

Award Amount: $49,961
Institution: University of California, Davis
Project Director: Gail Feenstra (gwfeenstra@ucdavis.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project delivers strategies for understanding, assessing the opportunities, and... More

EXPLORATORY STUDY TO UNDERSTAND RISK MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE OF PRODUCERS AT FARMER’S MARKETS

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Middle Tennessee State University
Project Director: Kishor Luitel (kishor.luitel@mtsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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First Aid/CPR Training: Improving Farm Safety for H2A Workers on Tobacco Farms

Award Amount: $3,941
Institution: The University of Tennessee
Project Director: Xiurui Cui (xcui10@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Hands-On Training for Nontraditional Farmers

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Project Director: Frances Bayne (admin@tofga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Improving Delivery of Risk Education for Farmers at the Southern SAWG Conference

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group
Project Director: Keith Richards (keith@ssawg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Improving Understanding & Consistent Application of the Montana Food Policy Modernization Law

Award Amount: $49,974
Institution: AERO
Project Director: Lindsay Ganong (lganong@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
AERO implemented two successful workshop series helping Montana producers mitigate... More

Introduction to Risk Mitigation through Human Resource Management: An Online Certificate Program.

Award Amount: $42,001
Institution: AgSafe
Project Director: Theresa Kiehn (theresa@agsafe.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The AgSafe Introduction to Risk Mitigation through Human Resources Management: An... More

Oklahoma Statewide Women in Agriculture Conference

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: OSU Extension
Project Director: Sonya McDaniel (sonya.mcdaniel@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Passing it On: A Farm Succession Education and Resource Collaborative for California

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: California FarmLink
Project Director: Nathan Weller (nathan@cafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This proposal expands upon FarmLink’s farm succession work across California... More

Reducing Climate Change Risks for Farmers and Ranchers in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

Award Amount: $49,990
Institution: University of California Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Cindy Fake (cefake@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Climate change has significantly increased risks for producers in the northern... More

Reducing Wildfire and Drought Risk for Forest Producers in the San Juan Islands: Overcoming Barriers and Catalyzing Action

Award Amount: $49,341
Institution: Northwest Natural Resource Group
Project Director: Kirk Hanson (kirk@nnrg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Forest producers in Washington’s San Juan County face challenging conditions because... More

The Art of Range Podcast: Reaching Ranchers Nationwide with New Risk Education

Award Amount: $49,789
Institution: WSU Kittitas County Extension
Project Director: Tipton Hudson (hudsont@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The Art of Range podcast was established in 2018 to... More

Western Meat School: A hybrid in-person and online learning experience for farmers & ranchers to reduce marketing, financial, and legal risk and strengthen local meat supply chains.

Award Amount: $46,694
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Rebecca Thistlethwaite (thistler@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Increasingly more livestock producers want to diversify and expand their market... More

Whole Farm and Enterprise Financial and Production Records and Analysis to Improve Business Planning and Profit, Adapt Technology, Improve Family and Business Relationships and Communication, and Improve Farmer Well-Being

Award Amount: $48,724
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Through regular, one-on-one instruction and workshop activities, participants will grow a... More

Wildfire Preparedness: Assisting Ranchers with Wildfire Risk Minimization, Wildfire Response, and Post-Fire Recovery

Award Amount: $49,720
Institution: California Cattlemen's Association
Project Director: Kirk Wilbur (kirk@calcattlemen.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
2018 was California’s worst fire year on record, spurred in part... More